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20 Sep 2017   
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Wellington mental health services need to be addressed 'urgently', say medical centres
Two Wellington medical centres have put pen to paper to say their patients are being let down by mental health services. 
© 2017 8:55pm 

Poverty Bay win Air New Zealand Rippa Rugby Championship
Poverty Bay have won the 2017 Air New Zealand Rippa Rugby Championship, defeating North Harbour 25-20 at the national tournament in Wellington this afternoon. 
© 2017 7:55pm 

Suspicious suitcase left outside the Treasury found to be full of clothes
A suspicious suitcase left outside The Treasury prompted police to stop traffic in central Wellington ‚?? but it turned out to be full of clothes. 
© 2017 7:15pm 

Wellington and Ben Lam are working hard to become the finished article
Some "props" were†better than none. 
© 2017 6:25pm 

Wellington councillors told they face 'painful decisions' over affordable housing plan
Wellington city councillors need to toughen up and face some hard decisions if they want to carry out their ambitious affordable housing plans, their chief executive has warned them. 
© 2017 6:25pm 

Roller slipping into landfill one of four 'serious' health and safety incidents for Wellington City Council
A roller slipping into a landfill and a waste truck colliding with a garage are two incidents that are being fully investigated by a health and safety group in Wellington.There were four serious health and safety incidents involving... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 4:15pm 

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A person flown to hospital with critical injuries after truck crash near Murchison
A 40-year-old male has been flown to Wellington Hospital in†critical condition following an†accident involving two trucks on State Highway 65, south of Murchison. 
© 2017 2:15pm 

Is this your weed, bro? Police cannabis appeal goes viral
The police called - They have your stash.Wellington District Police have created a social media storm after posting a photo of punter's lost cannabis and asked for the person to come and collect it.The police posted on Facebook... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 11:15am 

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Live: On the campaign trail - four days to go
With just four days till Saturday's election, National leader Bill English is campaigning in Marlborough, NZ First leader Winston Peters is on his big bus in Auckland and the Greens' James Shaw is in Wellington.Labour leader Jacinda... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 8:45am 

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Julian Savea: I realise I'm not where I need to be
Julian Savea is 'loving life' playing for the Wellington Lions in the Mitre 10 Cup, but is also fiercely determined to return to the All Blacks' fold.Named captain of Wellington for last weekend's stunning 60-14 win over Canterbury... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 8:45pm 

GP letter 'more evidence of failure in mental health'
A letter of complaint by medical practitioners to the Ministry of Health and Capital and Coast District Health Board underlines how badly patients are being let down by mental health services in Wellington, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern. 
© 2017 7:55pm 

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Wellington becomes 'main fuel source' for planes
Air New Zealand has sent at least one long-haul aircraft to Wellington with no passengers to fuel up and return to Auckland, as the fuel shortage continues to bite. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 5:05pm 

Air New Zealand refueling long haul planes in Wellington as Auckland jet fuel crisis deepens
Air New Zealand is flying long haul planes to the capital purely to refuel, as the†airline struggles to cope with the Auckland jet fuel crisis. 
© 2017 3:55pm 

Wellington kids digitally build Parliament - complete with rollercoasters and petting zoo
What if, scattered between offices and meeting rooms, Parliament held a petting zoo? 
© 2017 3:05pm 

NZ acting coach Miranda Harcourt gets Emmy shout out from Nicole Kidman
Standing in a long boring queue at Los Angeles Airport, Wellington acting coach†Miranda Harcourt gets a text to say movie star†Nicole Kidman is talking about her live on global telly. 
© 2017 3:05pm 

Two people found critically ill outside Wellington Post Shop
Two people were found in a critical condition near a Post Shop in Wellington overnight.Police are going door-to-door in the suburb of Kilbirnie this morning to find out what happened to the pair, who did not appear to have physical... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 9:45am 

Wellington court appearance for woman charged with assisting suicide
A woman charged with helping a 77-year-old commit suicide has appeared in the High Court in Wellington. Susan Austen, 66, has been charged with helping Annemarie Niesje Treadwell to commit suicide in June last year.Austen is also... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 9:45am 

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